Effect of Cranial Osteopathy on Visual Function
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00510562|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 2, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 4, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Visual Function||Procedure: Cranial osteopathic manipulation Procedure: Sham/Placebo||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||29 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Effect of Cranial Osteopathy on Visual Function|
|Study Start Date :||October 2001|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||February 2002|
Assessment for cranial strain patterns, followed by indirect osteopathic treatment of dysfunctions found on assessment, followed by reassessment.
Procedure: Cranial osteopathic manipulation
This treatment is performed by exaggerating the motion asymmetry with a minimum of pressure (a few ounces) and holding the position until the motion becomes symmetrical.
Sham Comparator: 2
Assessment for cranial strain patterns, followed by laying on of hands, followed by reassessment.
A laying on of hands with no treatment being performed.
- Accommodative system testing Visual acuity testing Stereoacuity testing Vergence system testing Pupillary testing [ Time Frame: Immediately after intervention. ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00510562
|United States, Florida|
|Nova Southeastern University Davie Health Center|
|Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States, 33328|
|Principal Investigator:||Mark Sandhouse, D.O.||Nova Southeastern University|